The Merseyside club have been known to be cautious in the spending market, particularly last summer, when they failed to bring in additional players to Goodison Park.
"I would love for us to get in some reinforcements," said Fellaini. "It would make us more competitive. I hope that the chairman will be able to loosen the purse-strings during the summer."
The Belgium international penned a five-year deal with Everton in November, dispelling doubts over his future in the North West.